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Vision sensor replaces PLC

Vision sensor replaces PLC

SensoPart: A comprehensive software update is making VISOR® vision sensors from SensoPart even smarter and more versatile: As of now, multiple detection results can be compared, processed and analysed directly in the sensor. Communication with...

2020-05-25
Higher resolution for even greater code reading stability

Higher resolution for even greater code reading

SensoPart: With the VISOR® Code Reader V20 Standard, SensoPart expands its family of vision sensors with a low-cost version for standard applications requiring a higher image resolution, such as the reading of simple printed barcodes. Until...

2020-05-19
Vision sensor with resolution of 5 megapixels

Vision sensor with resolution of 5 megapixels

SensoPart presents a new addition to its established vision sensor family: VISOR® V50, which boasts an image resolution several times larger than that of standard vision sensors. In doing so, the South German sensor manufacturer has responded...

2020-05-14
Performance redefined: 10 GigE cameras with 3rd generation Sony Pregius CMOS sensors

Performance redefined: 10 GigE cameras with ...

Baumer: Greater sensitivity, improved image quality, and frame rates of more than 1500 fps – six new LXT cameras with resolutions from 0.5 to 7.1 megapixels combine 3rd generation Sony Pregius CMOS sensors with 10 GigE, thus allowing considerable...

2020-03-17
Cameras for splash and product contact zones

Cameras for splash and product contact zones

Baumer: Inspections in highly sensitive areas within the food, beverage, and pharmaceutical industries require robust components that are able to withstand aggressive cleaning agents. However, there are very few camera systems available that can be...

2020-02-14
Polarization cameras for industrial applications

Polarization cameras for industrial applications

Baumer: Whether mechanical stress in glass, production errors in carbon fiber materials, or quality testing on reflective metal surfaces – imaging with polarized light has been conquering new application areas of industrial image processing. Leading...

2020-02-13
Easier than ever before: VeriSens vision sensors control Universal Robots

Easier than ever before: VeriSens vision sensors

Baumer: The new smart VeriSens vision sensors XF900 and XC900 control the collaborating robots (cobots) of Universal Robots within only a few minutes of setting up. The robot-compatible vision sensors are mounted directly on the cobot or above it....

2020-02-07
Precise to the microsecond: Industrial cameras with Precision Time Protocol

Precise to the microsecond: Industrial cameras

Baumer is equipping 25 camera models of the LX and CX series with the Precision Time Protocol (PTP) according to the IEEE 1588 Standard, in support of precise time synchronization in Ethernet networks. This allows applications to benefit from all advantages...

2020-02-05
Industrial cameras optimize shape from shading applications

Industrial cameras optimize shape from ...

Baumer: The 3D technique shape from shading can be used for automated quality control in virtually every industry. Evaluating the spreading of light intensity identifies even the slightest irregularities on the object surface, such as cracks or scratches....

2019-08-16
Image processing over 10 kilometers: new LX cameras with fiber optics interface

Image processing over 10 kilometers: new LX ...

Baumer: Five new models with a 10 GigE Vision compliant interface for use with optical cables expand the Baumer LX series. The cameras are ideal for applications requiring a high bandwidth of 1.1 GB/s over long distances. In accordance with the SFP+ module...

2019-04-30
Balluff at Hanover Exhibition 2019

Balluff at Hanover Exhibition 2019

Balluff: The products and applications exhibited at the Hanover Exhibition 2019 (Hall 9, Booth F53) will make Balluff's focus clear: the concrete benefits of Industry 4.0 solutions based on IO-Link, industrial network technology, machine vision,...

2019-03-04
Baumer wins the inspect award 2019 with its CX.I cameras

Baumer wins the inspect award 2019 with its ...

Baumer: The Baumer CX.I cameras with their outstanding performance convinced the expert panel and participants of the online poll on the inspect award 2019 and were awarded 1st prize in the Vision category. The prize that is annually awarded by Wiley-VCH...

2019-02-06
Bird's eye view for VeriSens vision sensors and ColorFEX in compact devices

Bird's eye view for VeriSens vision sensors ...

Baumer ihas expanded its XF series of VeriSens vision sensors with models using the multiple award-winning ColorFEX technology, which for the first time simplifies color checks in a compact design with integrated lens and lighting. In addition,...

2018-12-14
Baumer sensors with IO-Link: more functions, more performance

Baumer sensors with IO-Link: more functions ...

Baumer: To count, measure, detect – the tasks of Baumer sensors in machinery and installations are very clear. But there is much more to the small power packs. Many Baumer sensors feature IO-Link, a fast communication interface that besides...

2018-12-10
LX series 10 GigE cameras with liquid lens support and new functions

LX series 10 GigE cameras with liquid lens ...

Baumer: LX series cameras with 10 GigE enable the control of autofocus liquid lenses for instant and flexible focusing at varying working distances or object heights. Combined with advanced features like shading correction and IEEE 1588 capability, they...

2018-11-30
Specially designed housing accessories for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries

Specially designed housing accessories for ...

Baumer: With the specially developed IP 65/67 and IP 69K housing accessories, Baumer CX.I cameras can now be used to cover applications in the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries, which set high standards regarding cleaning media or surface...

2018-11-29
High-speed image processing with 8 GB internal image memory

High-speed image processing with 8 GB ...

Baumer: The Baumer QX series 10 GigE cameras feature 8 GB internal image memory and extended functionalities. Process monitoring applications benefit from inspection times increased by a factor of 4 as well as flexible usage of the memory. The new function...

2018-11-19
The new generation of vision sensors

The new generation of vision sensors

SensoPart: The well-known VISOR® series from sensor manufacturer SensoPart has had a makeover: with their slender metal housing, improved lighting and new added functions, such as a target laser and motorised focus, the proven vision sensors...

2018-11-08
Nothing remains hidden anymore: Detect defects in glass, carbon fiber fabrics and reflective surfaces using CX polarization cameras

Nothing remains hidden anymore: Detect ...

Baumer: The new CMOS-based CX series polarization cameras with GigE and USB 3.0 by Baumer, uses the polarization properties of light and thus allows a wide range of new industrial image processing applications, e.g. for quality control in glass...

2018-10-12
Achieve more with less: New GigE cameras with integrated JPEG image compression save bandwidth, CPU load and storage space

Achieve more with less: New GigE cameras ...

Baumer is enhancing the LX series with 2, 4 and 25 megapixel cameras with integrated JPEG image compression and frame rates of up to 140 fps. With the GigE cameras, you can save all down the line: from bandwidth through CPU load to storage space...

2018-09-20
The new LX series 10 GigE cameras with Sony Pregius sensors capture the finest detail in dynamic applications

The new LX series 10 GigE cameras with Sony ...

Baumer: With the expansion of the LX series by eight new models, Baumer combines the latest Sony Pregius sensors with the innovative, cost-effective 10 GigE interface. The global shutter LXT cameras with 3, 5, 9 and 12 megapixel resolution stand...

2018-06-05
Balluff at Hanover Exhibition 2018

Balluff at Hanover Exhibition 2018

Balluff: Sensor specialist and provider of innovative automation solutions Balluff will be showcasing their expertise at the Hanover Exhibition. New cameras added to the portfolio: Balluff is expanding their Smart Vision Solutions line with 16...

2018-04-02
CX and EX series add ten new models with rolling shutter sensors

CX and EX series add ten new models with ...

Baumer expands the successful CX and EX camera series with ten new models featuring rolling shutter CMOS sensors by ON Semiconductor and Sony, including sensors from the STARVIS series. With resolutions of 5, 10, 12 and 20 megapixel, these sensors...

2018-03-06
Cognex Explorer Real Time Monitoring Optimizes Productivity  for Factory Automation

Cognex Explorer Real Time Monitoring ...

Cognex Corporation, the leader in machine vision and industrial barcode reading, announced the release of Cognex Explorer™ Real Time Monitoring (RTM) for factory automation and logistics operations. RTM aggregates and reports trends in data...

2017-11-17
The easy and cost-efficient way to master complex tasks in image processing

The easy and cost-efficient way to master ...

Baumer: With new SmartApplets, Baumer is the first camera manufacturer to introduce an innovative concept to quickly and easily increase the application-specific functionalities of cameras with FPGA-based image processing. SmartApplets can be...

2017-11-16
SensoPart presents the VISOR® Robotic vision sensor with URCap software

SensoPart presents the VISOR® Robotic vision ...

SensoPart: The sensor manufacturer SensoPart has added a robotics specialist to its VISOR® series of vision sensors. Thanks to a URCap software package, the new VISOR® Robotic can communicate directly with Universal Robot (UR) systems....

2017-10-27
New cameras with IP 65/67 protection ensure reliable operation from -40 °C to 70 °C

New cameras with IP 65/67 protection ensure ...

Baumer: Thanks to the extended temperature range from -40 °C to 70 °C, the new CX series cameras with IP 65/67 protection are ideal for demanding applications under extreme conditions. Selected models eliminate the need for additional...

2017-10-26
QX series with 12 megapixel at 335 fps and 10 GigE interface

QX series with 12 megapixel at 335 fps and ...

Baumer: With the QX series cameras, Baumer sets new standards for high-speed image processing. With 12 megapixel resolution at 335 fps in Burst Mode, the cameras capture fine details and defects extremely precisely in high-dynamic processes. The...

2017-09-28
Compact 48 megapixel Global Shutter CMOS cameras: The LX series captures even the finest details fast

Compact 48 megapixel Global Shutter CMOS cameras

Baumer: Now offering the LX series also with CMV50000 CMOS sensor by ams Sensors Belgium (previously CMOSIS), Baumer opens the way to applications placing the highest demands on resolution, frame rates and image quality. The new LX cameras in...

2017-08-11
Available now: The first Sony Pregius CMOS cameras with a mere 1 µs exposure time

Available now: The first Sony Pregius CMOS ...

Baumer offers the first CMOS cameras with an exposure time down to 1 µs in the mainstream segment of digital industrial cameras. The CX models including the second generation of Sony Pregius sensors feature exposure times ranging from 1...

2017-08-04
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